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Porsche 8-cylinder engine plant in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany

Porsche opens new plant for 8-cylinder engines

Porsche has opened a new engine plant specifically for 8-cylinder units. The plant is located at Porsche’s main facility in Zuffenhausen, Germany and has the capacity to build 200 engines per day. There will be two engines built at the plant initially, one gasoline and one diesel. Both... read more

July 8, 2016 by
 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Volkswagen says it may be able to fix dirty 3.0-liter diesels

Lawyers for Volkswagen told a California court Thursday that the automaker may be able to fix illegally polluting cars and SUVs equipped with its 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel... read more June 30, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

General Motors investing $290 million in Corvette plant

To Corvette enthusiasts, Bowling Green, Kentucky, is a special place. It is, after all, home to both the National Corvette Museum and the plant that builds the Corvette. And... read more June 26, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Soul

Kia eclipses Porsche for highest quality rank in 2016 J.D. Power study

For many shopping for a new car, something that’s well-built and reliable can be more desirable than how fast a car goes or how many bells and whistles it comes with... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington

Lamborghini opens new U.S. research facility focused on lightweight materials

Lamborghini has been researching lightweight materials for use on its cars for more than three decades and has dedicated research facilities set up to develop new and better... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
SolarCity

Tesla makes moves to acquire SolarCity, paves way for transition to energy provider

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday made the surprise announcement it is seeking to acquire solar panel installation firm SolarCity via a share swap deal. The two companies... read more June 22, 2016 by


 
NEVS logo

Saab cars officially dead as new owner rolls out NEVS brand

The long battle to restore Saab as an automaker is over, with the owner of the assets of the former Swedish automaker, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, confirming today that... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Report: VW to drop 40 models in restructure

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from the fallout of last year’s revelation of its diesel emissions cheating, on Thursday released the first details on an... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

U.K. firm to offer insurance for autonomous cars

Driverless cars aren't yet ready for consumers, but a British firm has already stepped in to cover one potential hurdle: Insuring the vehicles. British insurance underwriter... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Tesla gallery at Nordstrom

Tesla to sell its electric cars at Nordstrom

Instead of traditional franchised dealerships, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sells its electric cars directly to customers through a chain of company-owned retail stores. These... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
LAPD BMW i3

LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
Flying car in BMW's Wherever You Want To Go trailer

Google founder Page working on flying car

Some details have finally made their way online regarding Google founder Larry Page's ultra-secret startup, Zee.Aero, and they might surprise you: He's working on a flying... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
 

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